[ExI] Favorite ~H+ Movies

spike spike66 at comcast.net
Sat Jun 23 02:53:37 UTC 2007

Favorite H+ movies.  If defined loosely, I would nominate S1m0ne.  This was
unique in several ways: the only H+ comedy that I know of, the only time Al
Pacino played a comedy role (and he was hilarious as a desperate movie
director).  The sight gags, such as the geek super-programmer with an 80s
vintage removable hard disk in a setting that was supposed to be about 2006
to 2008-ish, Pacino's attempts to destroy the image of S1m0ne that
backfired, etc.  Hilarious stuff.

Last time I mentioned this here, someone posted back that they saw it and
didn't get it.



> -----Original Message-----
> From: extropy-chat-bounces at lists.extropy.org [mailto:extropy-chat-
> bounces at lists.extropy.org] On Behalf Of Jef Allbright
> Sent: Friday, June 22, 2007 2:38 PM
> To: ExI chat list
> Subject: Re: [ExI] Favorite ~H+ Movies
> On 6/22/07, A B <austriaaugust at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > For my contribution, I recommend:
> >
> >  * Original Director's Cut of "Bladerunner".
> As a somewhat transhuman themed movie, I enjoyed Solaris.  2001 is
> probably my favorite, but that was a long long time ago.
> A few enjoyable movies significant to our time include Syriana, Babel,
> Children of Men, Crash for dealing with the increasing importance of
> an increasingly rational morality despite our strong evolved biases.
> I watched Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas recently, and thought it was
> terrible.  Sorry Stathis.  ;-)
> - Jef
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